Tapesia acuformis

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Tapesia acuformis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Ascomycetes
Order: Helotiales
Family: Dermateaceae
Genus: Tapesia
Species: T. acuformis
Binomial name
Tapesia acuformis
Boerema, R. Pieters & Hamers) Crous
Synonyms

Oculimacula acuformis (Boerema, R. Pieters & Hamers) Crous & W. Gams
Ramulispora acuformis (Nirenberg) Crous 1995
Tapesia yallundae var. acuformis Boerema, R. Pieters & Hamers 1992

Tapesia acuformis is the causal agent for a variety of cereal and forage grass diseases. The anamorph of T. acuformis was formerly known as the R-type strain of Pseudocercosporella herpotrichoides. The W-type strain of Pseudocercosporella herpotrichoides is now known as Tapesia yallundae.

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